Sho Nanase (七瀬聖, Nanase Shou) is a supporting character in the Death Note live-action film series, appearing in Death Note: New Generation and Death Note: Light Up the NEW World. She is a member of the Task Force.


Nanase is a young woman with shoulder length brown hair and brown eyes. She dresses professionally.


In the first episode of the miniseries Death Note: New Generation, Nanase is a member of the Task Force when Tsukuru Mishima joins the team. When Mishima develops an obsession with the case, Nanase begins to refer to him as "Death Note otaku". When it appears that a criminal has died of a heart attack, suggesting a return of Kira, Mishima and Nanase investigate and Nanase questions some people close to the victim.

In the film Death Note: Light Up the NEW World, Nanase works with the Task Force to track down the six Death Notes that have fallen into the human world. She stays with the investigation even after the task force is formally dissolved due to the actions of Yuki Shien. After Mishima is exposed as the new Kira, she confronts him and reveals her real name, Ayana Shirato, and that he killed her brother who was not only a criminal, but the only family she had. She attempts to shoot Mishima in revenge, but Arma sacrifices herself to kill Nanase.

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